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2017/2018  KAN-CCBLV2003U  Internship A 22,5 ECTS

English Title
Internship A 22,5 ECTS

Course information

Language English
Course ECTS 22.5 ECTS
Type Elective
Level Full Degree Master
Duration One Semester
Start time of the course Autumn, Spring
Timetable Course schedule will be posted at calendar.cbs.dk
Study board
Study Board for BSc og MSc in Business, Language and Culture, MSc
Course coordinator
  • Søren Jeppesen - Department of Management, Society and Communication (MSC)
Main academic disciplines
  • Globalization and international business
  • Intercultural studies
  • Strategy
Last updated on 05-01-2018

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Learning objectives
To achieve the grade 12, students should meet the following learning objectives with no or only minor mistakes or errors:
  • Identify and analyse a problem or challenge relevant to context of the internship.
  • Formulate and justify a focused research question.
  • Position the study within philosophy of science.
  • Describe and argue for the methodology employed ( research strategy, design and methods) in the report and reflections over the strengths and weaknesses of chosen methodology.
  • Review the key literature relevant to the problem studied. Outline, explain and justify the theoretical or analytical framework used in the report.
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyse and critically assess the data from the field of study. Reflect upon the contribution of the analysis to the key literature.
  • Demonstrate ability to conduct appropriate citation behaviour.
  • Present a tentative research question for a possible master thesis based on the learnings from the internship report.
  • Demonstrate ability to conduct appropriate citation behaviour.
Exam ECTS 22,5
Examination form Oral exam based on written product

In order to participate in the oral exam, the written product must be handed in before the oral exam; by the set deadline. The grade is based on an overall assessment of the written product and the individual oral performance.
Individual or group exam Individual exam
Size of written product Max. 30 pages
Assignment type Report
Written product to be submitted on specified date and time.
30 min. per student, including examiners' discussion of grade, and informing plus explaining the grade
Grading scale 7-step scale
Examiner(s) Internal examiner and second internal examiner
Exam period Autumn and Spring
Make-up exam/re-exam
Same examination form as the ordinary exam
Course content and structure

The student must have a project advisor from whom s/he is eligible for supervision. For 22.5 ECTS, 12 hours of supervision is granted.

Before the start of the internship, a preliminary outline of the internship project should be handed in to the advisor. Specific timelines are discussed with the advisor. It is a must to collect relevant data/information for the report during the course of the internship and to update the advisor on these developments, making sure the necessary information is collected for an academic exploration in the Internship Report. The Report must be based on a 900 page curriculum. The curriculum must be agreed upon with the supervisor, and as proof of that the supervisor must sign a curriculum list form for internships at MSc BLC.

Teaching methods
The purpose of the supervision is to ensure that the internship relates to relevant theoretical and empirical problems within the chosen study area. Possible advisors are faculty members of the Department of Intercultural Communication and Management, preferably those in charge of MSc BLC courses.
Feedback during the teaching period
Feedback is given by the supervisor in the allotted supervision hours and at the oral exam.
Student workload
Supervision 12 hours
Exam 0,5 hours
Project work 605,5 hours
Further Information

Students must register for the internship in the round of electives as well as submit a pre-aproval contract to credit-blc@cbs.dk.

Last updated on 05-01-2018